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The UC Riverside men's and women's track and field teams gave a strong performance at the 33rd Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational last weekend at Drake Stadium. UCLA hosted the meet, which was supposed to start Friday but was postponed due to inclement weather. The Highlanders had a couple of strong performances as they readied themselves for the Big West...
April 14, 2012 Aggies 5 – 2 Highlanders UCR men’s tennis travelled north to face UC Davis for its second conference fixture of the 2012 season. The Highlanders were looking to get their first conference win after dropping the first game against UCI, while the Aggies were looking to get back on the winning track after nine consecutive losses. The action began...
April 10, 2012 Waves 8 - Highlanders 7 (11) UC Riverside’s baseball team faced off against Pepperdine Tuesday night in a showdown in which the Highlanders fell 7-8. The game needed two extra innings before it concluded. Mitch Patito started the mound for the Highlanders going five innings before he got pulled for Mark Garcia. Patito got five strikeouts, allowed three walks,...
The UC Riverside men’s golf team hosted the annual Braveheart Classic at the Oak Valley Golf Club in Beaumont, CA on April 9-10, where they placed eighth overall in the standings out of ten teams after 3 rounds. The Highlanders, however, shared their eighth place finish with Big West rival Cal Poly, both scoring 895. David Gazzolo led the...
PBHAK’S CORNER The questions as to whether college sports offer a higher entertainment value than professional sports has long been debated by sports fanatics for years. In my opinion, college sports has a particular aspect about them that makes them much more entertaining than the professional leagues. The first factor is the atmosphere of college sports. In professional sports, in order...
UCR women’s tennis started its Big West conference participation with a devastating loss to the nationally-seeded #60 UC Irvine on Thursday afternoon. The Highlanders traveled to Orange County looking to beat the Anteaters, who held a solid record of 12-5.The action started with doubles matches. UCI controlled all three games in their entirety, giving the Highlanders little chance to...
PBHAK’S CORNER Dodger fans, while proudly bleeding blue, have also been bleeding red when it comes to management of their beloved baseball franchise. The Dodgers organization has a rich history dating back to its Brooklyn era, a history shared with baseball franchises such as the Yankees and the Red Sox. The Yankees are a great example of a well managed franchise....
April 6, 2012 Tigers 3 - Highlanders 2 The UC Riverside softball team (18-18, 1-3) held a double header against the Pacific Tigers at Amy S. Harrison field Friday afternoon. In the first game the lady Highlanders came up short losing in route to a 2-3 decision. The winning pitcher for the Tigers was Tori Shepard (9-4) and Riverside’s Jordyn McDonald received...
It was a difficult two days for the UCR men’s golf team at the OGIO UC Santa Barbara Invitational as the Highlanders dropped from 12th to last place out of 13 teams. With an initial 298, UCR shot 308 in the next round to fall behind 11th place Cal State Bakersfield by a small margin of 2 shots. The...
The UC Riverside men's and women's track and field teams competed at the 33rd Annual Sun Angel Track Classic this past Friday and Saturday. The Highlanders previously competed in Tempe, AZ this season in March at the Baldy Castillo Invitational. The great weather made for stiff competition and strong performances as the Highlanders competed not only with collegiate athletes...